TAQEEM Graduation for Accredited Business Valuers – Video Highlights

Video highlights of the TAQEEM Graduation held on December 20, 2017.

Interview Highlights with Daniel Manate of ANEVAR

Interview Highlights with Daniel Manate of The National Association of Authorized Romanian Valuers (ANEVAR) from 2016-2017. To read the full interview transcript please click here.


Chris Mellen

ASA, MCBA, CVA, ICVS, ABAR, CM&AA

Mr. Mellen has 28 years of experience across a wide range of industries providing valuation services in support of tax planning and compliance, strategic planning, financing, mergers and acquisitions, fairness opinions, post-acquisition purchase price allocation, financial reporting, estate planning, exit planning, buy-sell agreements, marital dissolution, shareholder disputes, and appraisal review. Mr. Mellen is the co-author of the book Valuation for M&A: Building & Measuring Private Company Value. He has also authored several published articles on valuation-related matters, led over 100 seminars, and provided expert testimony in court. He is an active member of the AITF and chairman of continuing education and instructor for the International Association of Certified Valuation Specialists (IACVS).

Mr. Mellen holds a master of business administration degree in finance from Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts and a bachelor of arts degree in industrial relations and economics from McGill University in Montreal.


These courses have been developed for the international market by a committee of senior global business valuators and educators and comprise the iiBV’s Principles of Valuation offerings.


  • Online Continuing Education

    These courses have been selected for senior business valuation professionals by the iiBV’s Education Committee consisting of senior global business valuers and educators. This selection of courses will be updated regularly for new relevant courses. Course Details

  • Introduction to Business Valuation

    One-day introductory course designed to provide an initial overview of business valuations to non-practitioners. Course Details


  • Principles of Business Valuations

    Introduction to the areas of analysis that are necessary to a comprehensive business valuation Course Details


  • Income Approach and the International Cost of Capital

    Brings together the concepts and tools of iiBV 101 with the new material of the income approach and the international cost of capital. Course Details


  • Business Valuation Comprehensive Case Study

    Students work through an actual case study that follows all of the steps of a valuation engagement, from initial contact through the calculations and conclusion of value. Course Details


  • Advanced Topics in Business Valuation

    Instruction covers five timely advanced valuation topics. Approximately one half of the course is in valuation adjustments, including discounts for lack of marketability and lack of control, as well as control premiums. Facilitates the completion of the ASA’s BV designation. Course Details


  • Valuation of Intangible Assets

    Focuses on the principles and IFRS issues arising when valuing intangible assets. Course Details


  • International Valuation Standards & Ethics

    The IVS 2017 course offered by the iiBV takes their best thinking, applies it in a comprehensive case-study format that follows the logical steps of an actual valuation engagement, and provides support materials and a collaborative peer environment. Available in an in-class or online format. Course Details